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Healthcare Reform Updates
New Bill Fully Repeals Cadillac Tax, Medical...
On Dec. 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law a spending bill that repeals the following three taxes and fees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA): […]
Appeals Court Affirms Ruling that ACA Individual...
Lower Court Will Determine Whether the Remainder of the ACA Can Stand On Dec. 18, 2019, a federal appeals court ruled in Texas v. Azar that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate is unconstitutional due to the elimination of […]
House Approves Spending Bill to Repeal Unpopular...
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a spending bill that would repeal three largely unpopular taxes and fees under the Affordable Care Act. […]
HR News Alerts
DOL Increases Penalties for Group Health Plan...
2020 DOL Penalty Amounts for ERISA Violations Issued The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has increased the penalties employers face under ERISA for group health plan reporting and disclosure failures. These new amounts apply to penalties assessed after Jan. 15, […]
DOL Adopts New Joint Employer Determination Test
On Jan. 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new four factor balancing test to determine whether two or more organizations should be considered “joint employers” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule establishing […]
DOL Publishes Guidance on Lump Sum Bonuses and...
Opinion Letters Provide an Insight on How the DOL applies the Law to Specific Facts On Jan. 7, 2020 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two opinion letters that clarify how the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies in […]